How to Install Canon PIXMA Printer on Debian Linux Easy Guide

March 27, 2018 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Install Canon PIXMA Printer Debian

You are Welcome! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Download and Install Canon PIXMA Printer in Debian GNU/Linux Desktops.

And to Install Canon PIXMA Printer on Debian it’s easy because it’s involves only the execution of some Basic Commands on Shell.

Finally, for the All-in-one models you find included instructions to Getting-Started with Canon Scan on Debian.

How to Install Canon PIXMA Printer on Debian - Featured
  1. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    How to Install Canon PIXMA Printer on Debian - Open Terminal
  2. Download Canon Printers Linux Drivers

    Canon Printers .deb Driver

    Search for “linux [myCanonModRounded]”
    You may need to Round Down the Printer Model Number as here below…
    Eg: for ‘mx472’ search for “linux mx470”
    And for ‘MG2240’ search for “linux MG2200”

  3. Double-Click on Printer Driver

    How to Install Canon PIXMA Printer on Debian - File Manager
  4. Extract into the /tmp directory

    How to Install Canon PIXMA Printer on Debian - Extract
  5. Installing Canon Printer Driver

    cd /tmp/cnijfilter*deb
    su -c "./install.sh"

    During installation You may be Asked to Connect & Power On your Printer…
    How to Install Canon PIXMA Printer on Debian - Installing
    Now if in the Output you find trace of some Missing Package then try first to execute:

    cd /tmp/cnijfilter*deb/packages
    su -c "apt-get install gdebi"
    su -c "gdebi ./*.deb"
  6. Again Install/Update CUPS Package

    sudo apt-get install cups

    And if Freshly installed it need also to Started with:

    sudo service cups start
  7. Finally, Go to System Settings and Add Printer

  8. How to Get Started Scanning on Debian

    GNU/Linux Scanner Quick Start

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